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Last updated at 12:24 BST, Thursday, 11 August 2011


Every week we ask you a different question. Hear what people in London say, then join the conversation!

What makes you worry and why?

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The Express English team

Students discussed being worried about trying to find jobs when they finish university.

They think they will have to be really special to get a job – really outstanding.

Another man said he is a natural worrier – he worries even about irrational things, small things that don’t really matter.

Did you know?


Almost 60% of parents in a UK survey in 2009 said that they were worried that their children were spending too much time playing computer games and watching television.

Language tip

"Fingers crossed!" That's what British people say when they need some extra luck!

Cultural tip

Worry beads - or komboloi - are Greek in origin and resemble prayer beads, but have no religious significance. People move the beads around with their fingers to relieve stress and pass the time.

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